The Sony FDR-AXP35 4K Camcorder with Built-In Projector is a palm-sized Handycam camcorder compatible with European broadcast standards. It can capture the finest details in 4K Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 resolution at 24, 25 fps using Sony’s XAVC S codec. It also records 1080p video up to 50 fps in XAVC S or AVCHD and takes up to 20.6MP upscaled (interpolated) still images. Overall we are expecting the image to be most exciting from the FDR-AXP35. However, the problem that filmmaker considered is that how to make these outstanding 4K XAVC S videos from Sony FDR-AXP35 into Final Cut Pro or other NLEs for editing smoothly. Now this article will offer you tips and tricks for importing Sony AXP35 XAVC S to Final Cut Pro X.

As we know, XAVC S (*.mp4) format is efficient but it is not ideal for editing, which isn’t engineered to maintain quality during complex post production effects processing. Uncompressed HD format delivers superior image quality, but data rates and file sizes can stop a workflow dead in its tracks. To solve the problem, the quick workaround is to convert Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S to FCP X natively supported formats (Apple ProRes is highly recommended). Along with some help from UFUWare HD Video Converter for Mac, it can be done effortlessly.

Overall, it is one of the best XAVC S to ProRes Converter for Mac(including E1 Capitan, Yosemite). With it, you can effortlessly convert Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S to ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro X without quality loss. Besides ProRes, it can also convert XAVC/XAVC S to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie/FCE, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro to meet users’ different needs. Now, download the software on computer and follow the steps below to start conversion.

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How to convert Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S to FCP X Apple ProRes?

Step 1. Import Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S videos

Install and run the UFUWare HD Video Converter as the Sony FDR-AXP35 to FCP X Converter on your Mac, then run it. Click on “Add File” button, and browse your files; select all the XAVC S files you wanna convert. If you want to combine all the files together for easy importing to FCP X, please tick the box “Merge into one” on the main interface.

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Step 2. Choose ProRes as output format

Click “Profile” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”, this is the best format for FCP X editing. Besides the Apple ProRes codec, you can choose rich output formats according to your need.

Convert Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S to Apple ProRes

Tip: If you want to adjust the output video’s parameters, you can click “Settings” button on the main interface, and then you can customize the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc.

Step 3. Convert Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S to Apple ProRes

After all necessary settings done, click the “Convert” button to start the Sony FDR-AXP5 XAVC S to ProRes conversion on Mac with fast speed and high quality.

After your Sony FDR-AXP35 XAVC S 4K video files are converted to FCP X Apple ProRes codec, you can import generated ProRes .mov files into Final Cut Pro X and edit natively, you don’t need to render again, and you won’t have any problems.